Wencel Family History

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Wencel Name Meaning

Partly Slavic spelling of German Wenzel, a personal name of Slavic origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wenzel, Wengel, Vensel, Wendel, Wensel, Bence, Wencl, Wankel, Vences

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Wencel Family Origin

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Wencel Family Occupations

What did your Wencel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wencel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wencel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wencel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wencel.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Day Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wencel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wencel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wencel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wencel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wencel lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, Wencel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wencel in 1949 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wencel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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